1947

1947 - Al Yearick

EVENTS

Hammonton, N.J. boasts having the first Little League outside of Pennsylvania

Allen “Sonny” Yearick, who played in the first Little League game for Lycoming Dairy in 1939, is the first Little League graduate to play professional ball in the Boston Braves organization.

The first Little League World Series (known as the National Little League Tournament) is won by the Maynard Midgets of Williamsport

1947 - Play Ball